Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content
CDC Home

Volume 15, Number 7—July 2009

Dispatch

Influenza Virus A (H1N1) in Giant Anteaters (Myrmecophaga tridactyla)

Sally Nofs1, Mohamed Abd-Eldaim1, Kathy V. Thomas, David Toplon, Dawn Rouse, and Melissa KennedyComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Nashville Zoo at Grassmere, Nashville, Tennessee, USA (S. Nofs, D. Toplon, D. Rouse); University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA (M. Abd-Eldaim, K. Thomas, M. Kennedy); Suez Canal University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ismailia, Egypt (M. Abd-Eldaim)

Main Article

Table

Serologic results on samples collected from 3 anteaters before and after the February 2007 respiratory disease outbreak at the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere, Nashville, Tennessee, USA*

Animal no. Before outbreak
After outbreak
Virus isolation
Date collected HI titer Date collected HI titer
1 2004 Apr 0 2007 Aug 32 No sample
2 2006 Aug 4 2008 Jun 64 No sample
3 2006 Mar 32 2008 Oct 64 Virus isolated

*HI, hemagglutination inhibition.

Main Article

1These authors contributed equally to this article.

Top of Page

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC–INFO